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Grab a cup of coffee or tea,  perhaps a glass of wine. Kick back and glimpse into the heart…and soul…of a Tibet long past and lost forever through the eyes of our Apsos. Explore history as we share our journey with this ancient breed. The history of FFTFleetFireTimbers. The history of Kunza. The history of the Gompa dogs. Meet us, the dogs and the people who became a part of our lives.
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They’ve opened their eyes!

Julie reports: Puppies are now 2 1/2 weeks old. Their eyes opened a few days ago and they are just starting to try and get up on their legs.

The boys…puppies boys 2.5 wk (2)The dark girls…puppies dark girl 2.5More girls…puppies girls 2.5 wk


Puppies are here!

During the night Harper whelped six puppies. Four girls and two boys…

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Puppies expected!

Harper’s expecting puppies the end of December! If you’re interested in a puppy, please contact Julie. She’ll ask you to fill out this questionnaire, We’ll post puppy updates, if you’re simply interested in watching the puppies

Harper…

Harper agility

Taz…

Taz headshot

 

 


Huntley Archives …

… a rare find!


Growing fast!


Chewie’s first haircut

Look at how cute he looks!

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Chewie is now six months old. How time flies! Here’s Chewie and his siblings chasing lightening bugs one fine summer evening…

 


Agile Apsos

Myth, and both of the puppies’ grandmothers – Ella and Josie – will be competing at the AKC Agility Invitational in December. These talented ladies are ranked in the Top Five Lhasa Apsos with Josie #1 and as of the invite date Myth and Ella were #3 and #4. I have no claim to this fame other than DNA. 🙂 What Melissa has achieved with her Agile Apsos continues to inspire along my own Quiet Path of obsession. Little did I know where a 2009 challenge would lead me!

That year Julie and I challenged each other to take one of our retired dogs and ‘put a title on the other end’. Championship and Grand Championship titles are placed before the dog’s AKC registered name. Most other titles are placed at the end of the name. Ergo, a ‘title on the other end’. A title at both ends is a validation the dog is a good representative of breed type and has brains to go along with beauty. Since that challenge we have both put performance titles on several of the FFT Lhasa Apsos, continue to attend weekly agility classes and trial now and then, but neither of us come close to what Melissa has achieved.

In addition to Champion and Grand Champion, both Myth and Josie wear a performance title at the beginning of their name. MACH – Master Agility Champion. A Champion and Grand Champion herself, Ella has started to rack up QQs on the MACH quest. I am betting there is no other breed where the Top Five agility dogs are also Grand Champions. Like I said I have no claim to that fame other than DNA, but for this little while I’m going to bask in DNA glory.  Orlando here we come!

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